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Clark County News

Oregon man killed in wrong-way crash on I-5 north of Woodland

May 17, 2024, 7:53am Clark County News

An Oregon man was killed in a wrong-way crash north of Woodland on Interstate 5 on Thursday night, which closed the northbound lanes of the freeway for hours, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story

Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at Fifth and Columbia streets in downtown Vancouver on Thursday evening.

Two-alarm fire damages Smokin’ Oak building in downtown Vancouver

Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at Fifth and Columbia streets in downtown Vancouver on Thursday evening.

May 17, 2024, 7:51am Clark County News

A two-alarm fire struck downtown Vancouver barbecue restaurant Smokin’ Oak’s building on Thursday evening. Read story

Andrew Reed of City Electric Co., left, helps Christian Trokey-Backman of Pallet unload roofs for the third Safe Stay community in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 7. The city approved an emergency declaration for homelessness Nov. 6.

‘They need more than rent’: Support at Safe Stay communities helps residents address problems, exit cycle of homelessness

Andrew Reed of City Electric Co., left, helps Christian Trokey-Backman of Pallet unload roofs for the third Safe Stay community in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 7. The city approved an emergency declaration for homelessness Nov. 6.

May 17, 2024, 6:07am Clark County News

Several readers have contacted The Columbian to ask how much it costs to house someone at one of Vancouver’s four Safe Stay homeless shelters, each of which comprises 20 huts surrounded by a fence. Wouldn’t it be cheaper, they ask, to just pay each person’s rent? Read story

The Clark County Public Service Center is pictured in Vancouver in 2020 (The Columbian files)

6 ethics complaints filed with Clark County in past year still await investigation

The Clark County Public Service Center is pictured in Vancouver in 2020 (The Columbian files)

May 17, 2024, 6:05am Clark County News

Six ethics complaints filed with Clark County in the past year are still waiting to be investigated. The delay seems to be just as frustrating for county officials as it is for those who filed the complaints. Read story

Port of Vancouver schedules public tours for 2024

May 17, 2024, 5:54am Clark County News

The Port of Vancouver has scheduled its public tours for 2024. Each free tour features a briefing about the Columbia Snake River System, how cargo moves on the river, and an overview of the port’s commercial and industrial operations, budget, governance and a look at current projects. Read story

Judge David Gregerson speaks from the bench in his courtroom at the Clark County Courthouse in 2023.

Clark County Jail inmate makes first appearance for allegedly threatening to kill a Superior Court judge

Judge David Gregerson speaks from the bench in his courtroom at the Clark County Courthouse in 2023.

May 16, 2024, 7:26pm Clark County News

A Clark County Jail inmate who has been convicted of intimidating a judge eight times is now accused of threatening to kill a Clark County Superior Court judge. According to court records, he also sent a threatening letter to another judge on the bench. Read story

Vancouver police released security images of the suspect in a stabbing at Clark College on Tuesday.

Vancouver police act on tip, arrest suspect in Clark College stabbing

Vancouver police released security images of the suspect in a stabbing at Clark College on Tuesday.

May 16, 2024, 4:33pm Clark County News

Vancouver police arrested a man who they say matches the description of the perpetrator in Tuesday’s stabbing at Clark College, according to a police news release. Read story

Julio Segura, right, listens to opening statements for his murder trial in the 2022 death of Vancouver police Officer Donald Sahota at the Clark County Courthouse on May 6.

Vancouver Officer Sahota ultimately died from gunshot wounds, not stabbing, former medical examiner testifies

Julio Segura, right, listens to opening statements for his murder trial in the 2022 death of Vancouver police Officer Donald Sahota at the Clark County Courthouse on May 6.

May 16, 2024, 1:17pm Clark County News

Clark County’s former medical examiner told a jury Wednesday that the stab wounds off-duty Vancouver police Officer Donald Sahota suffered were life-threatening, but they weren’t what ultimately killed him. Read story

People shop at Daiso during the store's grand opening event in Downtown Summerlin in Las Vegas, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022.

Japanese retailer Daiso set to open in Hazel Dell

People shop at Daiso during the store's grand opening event in Downtown Summerlin in Las Vegas, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022.

May 16, 2024, 12:12pm Business

Japanese retail chain Daiso is opening its newest location June 1 in Hazel Dell Marketplace. Read story

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Oregon man struck by semi on I-205 South in Salmon Creek

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May 16, 2024, 7:18am Clark County News

A Oregon man was struck by a semi on Interstate 205 in Salmon Creek on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Washington State Patrol. Read story